Making my PC great again

Out of the blue…it came… The dreaded black screen of death, sudden system resets and system hangs, amidst times of good operation. Even boot up GPU POST errors (Error Code 39, 1 long + 2 short beeps)! The immediate cause wasn’t too obvious. Was it dust? Was it a faulty driver? Was it a bad…

Maintaining a PC in 2 climates

Being a resident of both Singapore and US, I need to maintain a home PC in two countries to make my gamer self happy. One in the country I am born in and one where I live in. Isn’t it the same wherever you go? Computer hardware is after all heavily standardized nowadays. Yes and…

“Honesty” in relationships

When we talk about honesty in relationships, it usually refers to what is being said. In this modern age, I think it extends quite a bit further than just that to have a successful relationship. Am I qualified to talk about this? Perhaps. My wife and I had been together since 17 and married for…

Isopropanol: A safe cleaning chemical

What is relatively non-toxic, does not leave any residue, is environmentally friendly, is an antiseptic, keeps well, cheap, commonly available and can be used as a cleaning agent? My answer? Isopropanol (or isopropyl alcohol, rubbing alcohol). Now I am nowhere near the first to realize this fact and there are many people out there who…